The table below looks at the statistics for Signal Processing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Signal Processing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signal Processing
Rank 244 249 262
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Signal Processing 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.042% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.051% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
Signal Processing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5491 5894 5978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.67% 82.54% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4402 4769 4929
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Signal Processing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Signal Processing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Signal Processing
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Signal Processing across the North West region.

Signal Processing Salary Trend in the North West

Signal Processing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Signal Processing within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Signal Processing
England

Signal Processing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Signal Processing.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) Physics
2 4 (80.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) PVCS
2 4 (80.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C++
2 4 (80.00%) Firmware
2 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Signal Processing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Signal Processing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Signal Processing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) PVCS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) Physics
2 4 (80.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (80.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Firmware